Another procedure, called the bulbourethral sling (or male sling), supports the urethra with a mesh hammock.Urge incontinence can be treated with sacral nerve stimulation, a pacemaker-like electrical stimulator that is implanted under the skin and sends signals to the sacral nerve to control bladder activity.
Staying hydrated and drinking water when you're thirsty is always healthy, says Dr."Most patients who come to see me about stress urinary incontinence are men who've had surgery for prostate cancer, nine out of 10," says Dr. (In stress incontinence, coughing and sneezing can trigger leakage.) If patients have stress incontinence and have not had prostate surgery, another condition -- such as a neurological disorder, spinal injury or diabetes -- may be to blame, says Dr. Although obesity seems to affect women more than men when it comes to bladder control, Dr.Steers says he's increasingly seeing the connection in his male patients. It can block the urethra and cause overflow incontinence, which is the leakage of a small amount of urine, or difficulty urinating.Steers, but there's no need to aim for a certain number of glasses a day. Some common medicines, such as diuretics, antihistamines and antidepressants, can cause urinary leakage, so your doctor may also look at drugs you're already taking. Chronic leakage and post-void "after-dribble" tends to cause more skin irritation in men than in women, says Muller."They have more problems with rashes and skin fungus, and often don't give enough attention to the perineal area around the scrotum." Moisturizers and barrier creams can keep skin from becoming too dry and inflamed.